Nonsense--physical stuff and physical "forces" are all there is.surreptitious57 wrote:Physical forces have nothing at all to do with inter subjective moral consensus
Should you think about your duty, or about the consequences of your actions? Or should you concentrate on becoming a good person?
If that was the point, the problem is not then related to materialism only, but to anything else that you can devise outside materialism, too. Unless, of course, if there were something else where cause and effect does not apply.bahman wrote:That was not my point. The problem is how you can define an ethical system based on cause and effect.Conde Lucanor wrote:Is there anything that is not simply the result of cause and effect?bahman wrote: How any ethical system can be defined under materialism when everything is simply the result of cause and effect. How possibly we can define right from wrong based on cause and effect?
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